International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS)

International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS)

Editor-in-Chief: John Wang (Montclair State University, USA)
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-9328|EISSN: 1947-9336|DOI: 10.4018/IJORIS


The International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS) examines current, state-of-the art advances in the interactions, linkages, applications, and support of operations research with information systems. Covering emerging theories, principles, models, processes, and applications within the field, this journal provides practitioners, educators, and researchers with an international collection of all operations research facets.

Topics Covered

  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computing and information technologies
  • Continuous and discrete optimization
  • Decision analysis and decision support
  • Education
  • Engineering management
  • Environment, energy and natural resources
  • Financial engineering
  • Government
  • Heuristics
  • Industrial engineering
  • Information management
  • Information Technology
  • Inventory Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Maintenance
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Marketing engineering
  • Markov chains
  • Mathematics
  • Military and homeland security
  • Networks
  • Operations management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Policy modeling and public sector
  • Political science
  • Production management
  • Psychology
  • Queuing theory
  • Revenue & risk management
  • Services management
  • Simulation
  • Sociology
  • Sports
  • Statistics
  • Stochastic models
  • Strategic Management
  • Systems engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation

Mission and Scope

The International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS) aims to present new and innovative contributions in Operations Research (OR) theories, applications, and case studies, from a wide spectrum of academics and practitioners. IJORIS spans the traditional functional areas of business, including management information systems, production/operations management, business processes, quantitative economics, accounting, finance, marketing, business administration, and international business. IJORIS also incorporates applications from the related natural and social sciences, including the decision sciences, management science, statistics, psychology, sociology, political science, and other behavioral sciences. IJORIS encourages exchange, cooperation, and collaboration among business, industry, and government.

IJORIS encompasses and bridges the following seven channels through theories, applications, and case studies:

  • The channel between research, practice, and policy
  • The channel of algorithms, computation and solutions
  • The channel of business functional areas
  • The channel of business, commerce, industry and government
  • The channel of quantitative and qualitative decision models
  • The channel of theory and applications
  • The channel spanning frameworks to tool-kits
  • Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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    Reviews and Testimonials

    My association as a Senior Editor for IJORIS journal has been very rewarding. The journal has been attracting and publishing high quality papers in operations research, including the emerging area of supply chain modeling and optimization. The short turnaround time for initial review has been remarkable!

    – Ravi Ravindran, PhD, Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Chair-Enterprise Integration Consortium, Penn State University, USA

    IJORIS is one of the leading journals in the field. It has covered a lot of important areas in Operations Research and has struck a good balance between theory and application.

    – Lee Loo Hay, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore

    I am pleased and honored to have the opportunity to participate on the IJORIS editorial review board. This new journal provides an excellent bridge between the operations research academic and practitioner communities through its broad interests in theory, case studies, and applications.

    – Dr. Alan Johnson, Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, USA.


    Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

    John Wang is a professor in the Department of Information & Operations Management at Montclair State University, USA. Having received a scholarship award, he came to the USA and completed his PhD in operations research from Temple University. Due to his extraordinary contributions beyond a tenured full professor, Dr. Wang has been honored with a special range adjustment in 2006. He has published over 100 refereed papers and seven books. He has also developed several computer software programs based on his research findings.

    He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Management Science, International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, and International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. He is the Editor of Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (six-volume) and the Editor of the Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining, 1st (two-volume) and 2nd (four-volume). His long-term research goal is on the synergy of operations research, data mining and cybernetics.

    Editorial Board

    International Advisory Board
    Yuval Cohen, Tel-Aviv Afeka College of Engineering, Israel
    Managing Editor
    Bin Zhou, University of Houston-Downtown, United States
    Associate Editors
    Sungzoon Cho, Seould National University, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of
    Theodore Glickman, George Washington University, United States
    Manoj Jha, Morgan State University, United States
    Eva Lee, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
    Panos Pardalos, University of Florida, United States
    Roman Polyak, George Mason University, United States
    Jasenkas Rakas, University of California at Berkeley, United States
    Kathryn Stecke, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
    Editorial Review Board
    Anil Aggarwal, University of Baltimore, United States
    Adedeji Badiru, Air Force Institute of Technology, United States
    Xuegang Ban, University of Washington, United States
    Sankarshan Basu, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India
    Melike Baykal-Gursoy, Rutgers University, United States
    Dirk Briskorn, Universität Siegen, Germany
    Kevin Byrnes, Johns Hopkins University, United States
    Gary Chao, Kutztown University, United States
    Dean Chatfield, Old Dominion University, United States
    Chialin Chen, Queen’s University, Canada
    Jagpreet Chhatwal, Harvard Medical School, United States
    Wen Chiang, University of Tulsa, United States
    David Ciemnoczolowski, Union Pacific Railroad, United States
    Barry Cobb, Virginia Military Institute, United States
    Nagihan Çömez, Bilkent University, Tokelau
    Louis Cox Jr., University of Colorado, United States
    Lauren Davis, North Carolina A&T State University, United States
    Ivan Derpich, University of Santiago of Chile, Chile
    Jin Dong, IBM China Research Lab, Chile
    Matt Drake, Duquesne University, United States
    Banu Ekren, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
    Sandra Eksioglu, Clemson University, United States
    Ali Elkamel, University of Waterloo, Canada
    Murat Erkoc, University of Miami, United States
    Barry Ezell, Old Dominion University, United States
    Javier Faulin, Public University of Navarre, Spain
    Yudi Fernando, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
    William P. Fox, Naval Postgraduate School, United States
    Hise Gibson, INFORMS, United States
    Genady Grabarnik, IBM TJ Watson Research, United States
    Scott Grasman, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
    Nalan Gulpinar, Warwick Business School, United Kingdom
    Roger Gung, Response Analytics Inc., United States
    Zhinling Guo, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, United States
    Ülkü Gürler, Bilkent University, Turkey
    Alexander Gutfraind, Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States
    Peter Hahn, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    Mohammed Hajeeh, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait
    Steven Harper, James Madison University, United States
    Michael Hirsch, Raytheon Inc., United States
    Samuel Hohmann, University Health System Consortium, United States
    Xiangling Hu, Grand Valley State University, United States
    Dariusz Jakóbczak, Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
    Manoj Jha, Morgan State University, United States
    Alan Johnson, Air Force Institute of Technology, United States
    Burcu Keskin, University of Alabama, United States
    Adlar Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
    Rex Kincaid, College of William & Mary, United States
    Saroj Koul, Jindal Global Business School, India
    Deepak Kulkarni, NASA Ames Research Center, United States
    Nanda Kumar, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
    Chang Won Lee, Hanyang University, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of
    Hyoung-Gon Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
    Loo Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Fei Li, George Mason University, United States
    Feng Li, IBM China Research Laboratory, China
    Jian Li, Northeastern Illinois University, United States
    Jing Li, Arizona State University, United States
    Kunpeng Li, Utah State, United States
    Xueping Li, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, United States
    Igor Linkov, US Army Engineer Research & Devel. Center, United States
    Dengpan Liu, University of Alabama in Huntsville, United States
    George Liu, Intel Corporation, China
    Tie Liu, IBM China Research Laboratory, China
    Leonardo Lopes, University of Arizona, United States
    Dimitrios Magos, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
    Kaye McKinzie, U.S. Army, United States
    Yefim Michlin, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Somayeh Moazeni, Princeton University, United States
    Soumyo Moitra, Carnegie Mellon University, United States
    Okesola Moses Olusola, Oludoy Dynamix Consulting Ltd, Nigeria
    Josefa Mula, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
    B.P.S. Murthi, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
    Nagen Nagarur, Binghamton University, United States
    Olufemi Omitaomu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States
    Mohammad Oskoorouchi, California State University San Marcos, United States
    Kivanc Ozonat, HP Labs, United States
    Dessislava Pachamanova, Babson College, United States
    Julia Pahl, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Alexander Paz, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States
    Francois Pinet, Irstea, France
    Tania Querido, Linear Options Consulting, LCC, United States
    Michael Racer, University of Memphis, United States
    H. Charles Ralph, Clayton State University, United States
    Marion Rauner, University of Vienna, Austria
    Joe Roise, North Carolina State University, United States
    Enzo Sauma Pontificia, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
    Hsu-Shih Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
    Laura Shwartz, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, United States
    Sebastian Sitarz, University of Silesia, Poland
    Young-Jun Son, University of Arizona, United States
    Huaming Song, Nanjing University of Science & Technology, China
    Qin Su, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
    Yang Sun, California State University - Sacramento, United States
    Durai Sundaramoorthi, Washington University in St. Louis, United States
    Pei-Fang Tsai, State University of New York at Binghamton, United States
    M. Ali Ülkü, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Bruce Wang, Texas A&M University, United States
    Jiamin Wang, Long Island University, United States
    Kaibo Wang, ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, China
    Yitong Wang, Tsinghua University, China
    Harris Wu, Old Dominion University, United States
    Justin Yates, Francis Marion University, United States
    Xugang Ye, Johns Hopkins University and Microsoft, United States
    Donghun Yoon, Keio University, Japan
    Banu Yukse-Ozkaya, Hacettepe University, Turkey
    Jun Zhuang, SUNY Buffalo, United States


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